Speed restrictions have been imposed which means Virgin Trains is running an amended timetable.
- To and from Edinburgh/Glasgow Central, no trains are running between Carlisle and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central
- On Manchester services, trains between Crewe and Wilmslow are being delayed because of overhead wire problems
- Trains are being delayed by up to 120 minutes. Passengers may use London Midland services. Tickets will be valid on Friday 6 December if passengers decide not to travel
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